Hepatits C exposure?
May 19, 2010
I am a nurse and was accidently sprayed in the face by urine of a hepatitis c patient while inflating a foley balloon. There was a visible clot in the urine pan but the urine itself was clear yellow. Am I at risk? I am not sure if it hit my eye or just sprayed on my face. Please help
Response from Dr. McGovern
I would not consider this a risk. However, any work-related events should be reported to your employee health service for your own protection.
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